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CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
is the first thing you tell people about china? >> the first thing i tell people when they ask me about china, france coming over, people i meet who are not familiar with it, is there is no one china. it is like talking about the united states as one entity when, in fact, new york is different from texas, or california, or someone from the south is different from someone from the north. china is a massive, diverse country. if you come to visit, do not spend all of your time just in beijing. try to go somewhere different. other places are nothing like beijing. when i have friends come to visit, i love to go out and try regional foods. hunan food, middle eastern food, just to give people a flavor that -- when we talk about china, and i am guilty of it too, it is just a short hand. there is no one china. >> what story have you written that has gotten the most attention in china? >> a really good question. i think the story of the communist party chief, bo xilai. that exposed a lot of corruption at the high level of the communist party. i think the escape of the blind activist got as much attenti
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am EST
texas, or california, or someone from the south is different from someone from the north. china is a massive, diverse country. if you come to visit, do not spend all of your time just in beijing. try to go somewhere different. other places are nothing like beijing. when i have friends come to visit, i love to go out and try regional foods. hunan food, middle eastern food, just to give people a flavor that -- when we talk about china, and i am guilty of it too, it is just a short hand. there is no one china. >> what story have you written that has gotten the most attention in china? >> a really good question. i think the story of the communist party chief, bo xilai. that exposed a lot of corruption at the high level of the communist party. i think the escape of the blind activist got as much attention from folks back here who are interested in the human rights question. chen guangchen's escape from harsh treatment and interrogation. partly because he is blind and being a human rights lawyer and activist. somehow, he escaped from these conditions. he made his way hundreds of miles
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
the united states army. he serves the -- the army sends him to china. he wants to see asia. it is not the first time the military service lies to an enlistee -- he does not go. he goes across the street to the marine corps, says, will you send me to china? the sergeant says, we will send you to china. after china, he goes and serves -- he comes back at the age of 20. he has served honorably in all branches of the united states military. there is no air force at the time. comes back and falls in love with a woman in his hometown in montana who says, i will have nothing to do with you until you finish school. he finishes high school and goes on to be a professor of asian history at the university of montana and is elected to the congress of the united states. united states ambassador to japan under president carter and president reagan. when he dies, written on his tombstone at arlington tom at his request, is michael joseph mansfield, born march 16, 1903, died october 5, 2001 -- drive it, united states marine corps. no leader, no and that -- majority leader, ambassador to ja
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am EST
-877-662-776. for free transcript or to give us your comments, visit us at qanda.org. >> the communism of china that is basically communism enabled me these days. it does preserve the power of the members of the communist power -- city but they threw it aside when he opened the country of and now has become -- now has become a capitalist haven. they talk a great we about to this, but it is all about preserving the party's power economically as the country continues to grow, because they threw aside most aspects of communism to a great time ago. north korea is all about preserving the power of the military and the kim dynasty. again, it really has nothing to do with what karl marx it visited as communism way back. someone could do a fascinating book about how and a move to agent it diverged. it is an absolutely fascinating split that occurred. >> harvard fellow keith richard burke of 34 years of reporting and insights from around the world. next sunday at 8:00 on c-span q&a. >> next, your calls and comments. live at 2:00, c-span begins its new series. first ladies, influence and image with a dis
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 8:00pm EST
was a man when nixon went to china. he did cut the budget. he helped germany wheeling them money. the germans paid everyone else back. what a statesman. chicago land family. but he would go his own way. and what infuriated coolidge was he had some close confirmation hearings planned and dozen used his inauguration to get up and berate the senators for their poor behavior and abuse of the filibuster essentially. and he antagonized the senate rather than following his order frers calvin to apiece, make friends w greeze the wheels for the nominations to come. >> you talk about calvin coolidge having breakfast at the white house and a lot of members of the senate calling in sick, not wanting to come. >> that's right. he wasn't a get along guy. harding was a get along guy. coolidge comes in, he was a governor. he sat and prided over the senate. i don't think that was fun to him. when he formally prided over the senate of the state of massachusetts where you can vote not just in a tie but you have more power as the head of the senate of the state of massachusetts in that body than you
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